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Equine Herpesvirus Outbreak: WCVM Resumes Clinical Services

Based on the results of diagnostic tests, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan has resumed all regular clinical services for equine patients at its Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

The decision, Read More

SmartPak Offering Rolex Course Walk

Those attending the upcoming Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event will have the opportunity to walk the only CCI**** cross country course in America with two of the country's top event riders, Kim Severson and Jan Byyny. This will be Severson's third Read More

Arabian Horse Association Partners with the Equestrian Land Conservation Resource

The Equestrian Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) is pleased to announce that the Arabian Horse Association (AHA) has joined a growing list of breed organizations who have become members of our Equestrian Partners Program. Their participation Read More

Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine Open House April 19

The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 31st annual Open House on Saturday, April 19, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at its campus on Wire Road. There will be college tours and scientific displays, plus a dog agility Read More

Equine Abuse Investigation Seminar Planned

The Kentucky Horse Council is offering "Equine Abuse Investigation: A Hands-On Seminar," a class designed for animal control officers, sheriffs, and other local and state officials who might be involved in equine abuse cases in Kentucky. The Read More

Welfare and Safety Summit Racehorse Injury Numbers Revised

The catastrophic injury rates presented by Mary Scollay, DVM, at the March 17  Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit have been revised after a thorough review. Read More

American Horse Council Names New Legislative Director

Ben Pendergrass recently joined the American Horse Council (AHC) and will serve as the group's new legislative director.

Pendergrass came to the AHC after serving as a legislative aide to Senator Pete V. Domenici of New Mexico for Read More

31 Dead Horses Found on Kentucky Farm; Improper Disposal Charges Filed

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has filed charges against the owner of a Rowan County, Ky., farm where state and local authorities found 31 dead horses on Tuesday.

Farm owner Don Miller is charged with violating state law Read More

Farrier Appreciation Week in July

In recognition of the work performed by hoofcare professionals, National Farriers Week will be held this year from July 6 to 12. Organizers hope horse owners, trainers, riders, grooms, equine veterinarians, and others will take the time to Read More

Refrigerator Recall Includes Some Horse Trailer Units

A recall of certain refrigerators manufactured by Dometic includes units used in some horse trailers, according to a manufacturer's notice. The defective refrigerator units were manufactured between April 1997 and May 2003 and are designed for Read More

Pfizer, American Paint Horse Association Partnering

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently announced that Pfizer Animal Health will be a 2008 Corporate Sponsor.

As part of Pfizer's relationship with APHA, the company plans to host an educational seminar on equine health and Read More

AAEP Launching Equine Dentistry Campaign

Because proper dental care is vital to a horse's overall health, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is launching a campaign to promote the need for horses to receive a thorough oral examination at least once a year. Designed Read More

Ohio Groups Launch Equine Coalition

The Ohio horse industry has officially launched the Ohio Equine Industry Coalition, a group designed to find solutions to what it calls an "economic crisis" for the industry.

The organization, which will include all equine breeds and Read More

Equine Herpesvirus Meeting for Saskatchewan Horse Owners

The Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan are teaming up to present an informational seminar on equine herpesvirus Thursday, April 10, in Saskatoon, Sask. Read More

AHC Equine Industry Directory Now Available

A comprehensive national directory of breed and sport organizations, equine publications, state resource,s and racing and gaming organizations is now available for purchase from the American Horse Council (AHC).

This year's directory Read More

Additional Groups Sponsoring Equine Summit

An additional four organizations will be sponsoring the inaugural Kentucky International Equine Summit, to be held April 28-29, 2008. These groups include the American Horse Council, the American Saddlebred Horse Association, the North American Read More

Prevent Horse Trailer Tire Trouble

Flat tires are the leading cause of disablements involving horse trailers. While horse haulers can never totally eliminate the risk of a breakdown, the risk can be minimized by taking the proper steps. USRider offered the following suggestions Read More

Dr. Frank Andrews to Lead Louisiana State Equine Health

The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine recently announced the selection of Frank Andrews, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, as the new director of LSU's Equine Health Studies Program. Read More

ASPCA Awards 10 Equine Grants

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) recently announced the recipients of equine grants for the first quarter of 2008. At a time when hay prices are at a record high and many areas of the country have experienced Read More

Merial Becomes AQHA Corporate Partner

Merial is now an official corporate partner of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). Additionally, three Merial brand products were named as official AQHA pharmaceutical products: GastroGard (omeprazole), UlcerGard (omeprazole), and Read More

Draper Equine Therapy Anti-Sweat Sheet

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Sound Horse Conference Approved as Continuing Education

The Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board has approved the Sound Horse Conference for 9.75 hours of continuing education (CE) credit. The conference is being held at The Ohio State University April 11 and 12, 2008.

Soring is the Read More

British Groups Release Information on Horse Sickness Risk

The risks and dangers of African horse sickness (AHS) are spelt out in a new leaflet from The Horse Trust and The British Horse Society.

Horse Trust Chief Executive Paul Jepson announced the availability of the new materials today at the Read More

John Henry Memorial Statue Underway

Work has begun on the John Henry memorial statue that will be part of a small park at the gravesite of the legendary racehorse. John Henry was euthanized last October at the age of 32. He is buried outside his paddock at the Kentucky Horse Park Read More

Rescue Ponies Bounce Back in Time for Easter

The first group of ponies rescued from a farm in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, U.K., early in the New Year are "bouncing back to health," according to Susan Lewis, marketing manager at The Horse Trust.

After three months in quarantine with goo Read More